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The Göteborg Opera’s vision is to be one of the leading opera houses in Northern Europe. A modern and innovative opera house that distinguishes itself with professionalism and commitment to the arts. We have a broad repertoire of opera, dance and musical theatre and are an important player in the development of the region. GöteborgsOperan AB is a community-owned company employing around 500 people per year. In total around 300 shows are staged every year for around 250,000 visitors on the Main Stage, the Small Stage and throughout the region. We have a turnover of around 380 million SEK of which around 30% is from our own resources. The Göteborg Opera is a diverse workplace with roughly the same number of male and female employees. The orchestra has 86 members.

The Göteborg Opera is receiving applications for Co-principal trumpet to Göteborg Opera Orchestra. This is a permanent full-time position with initial trial period starting 2023 according to agreement.


Digital audition with video should be submitted no later than 23 October 2022.

A first selection will be made based on the delivered material and a number of applicants will be invited to audition in Gothenburg 5 December 2022. Notice of which candidates have been selected will be given no later than 5 November 2022.

Compulsory pieces

  • J. Haydn: Trumpet concerto 1st movement without cadenza
  • Orchestra excerpts and ensemble audition
    Download here

Apply for the position here

For more information please contact

Andreas Lönnqvist, Orchestra Manager
tel. +46 706 439 120

Union representative
Erik Mattisson
tel. +46 705 983 601